Loss of prison population means big changes down the road for districts in Swift County, Minn.
BENSON -- The loss of 1,400 inmates from the privately owned and now defunct Appleton prison will create huge shifts in the Swift County Commissioner districts -- change that could result in the forced election of all five commissioners.
Swift County Auditor Byron Giese predicted there's a "99 percent chance" that all the seats will be up for election this year because of redistricting.
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